The Reluctant Farmer | Its an Alpaca Life…almost

The next part of my Irish Country Living series. A few weeks back we decided the time had come to wean the crias from their mothers. This is usually done at about 9 months and it […]

The Reluctant Farmer | Valentine Special

Part 4 of my Irish Country Living series. After a winter of near hibernation on the farm, it is with great relief that the chief farmer welcomes Spring. Time does not sit easy in his hands and […]

The Reluctant Farmer | Know Your Numbers

Part Three of my Irish Country Living Series Like most farmers, my husband is somewhat reluctant to leave the farm. He will manage a day trip without too much persuasion but anything that requires an overnight […]

The Reluctant Farmer

Part Two of my Irish Country Living series. Until last summer I was what you might call a keen observer of our farm life. I took great interest in the stories our children came in with, […]

Welcome To Hushabye Farm| The Farmers Journal

Just before Christmas I was asked if I would like to come on board with the online publication of the Irish Country Living section of The Farmers Journal as a contributor. They asked me to write […]

The Reluctant Farmer | Spa Day on The Farm

Growing up I was a real daddy’s girl, I was also a tomboy…the perfect combination for a farmer’s daughter. It meant that my father had a ever willing assistant. I dreamed of us working together […]

Welcome to Hushabye Farm; Repost

I am taking part in Minis & Mum‘s lovely Linky this week where we are reposting our very first blog post, it’s hard to believe it’s over a year and a half since I began […]